TITLE

Put an End to Annoying Cell Phone Spam

AUTHOR(S)
Stern, Zack
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
PCWorld;Dec2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on how cellular telephone users in the U.S. can stop spammers from intruding on their private mobile life by keeping unwanted text messages, e-mail, and voice calls from reaching their cell phones. One can disable or modify their phone's e-mail address to block unwanted messages, while still permitting ordinary text messages from other phones. Users must be aware that text-message blocking methods vary slightly from carrier to carrier. Using a Web-based filter to sort out all messages before they even reach the phone's mail client is a great way to reduce the flow of spam. INSET: Stop Text Spam With Your Carrier's Tools.
ACCESSION #
35200933

 

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